Involved in a divorce? Option One Appraisal Services has the experience you need.Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two alternatives regarding common real estate - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would find it in their best interest to order an appraisal of the shared real estate.
When the reason for an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it should include a well-supported, professional report that will hold up to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Option One Appraisal Services, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to care for the delicate needs of a divorce situation.
California attorneys and accountants depend on our appraisals when ascertaining what real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We have a great deal of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We provide appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As a lawyer dealing with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We are familiar with the procedures and what's needed to do a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion matching the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle, we remain conscious of the fact that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.